Modern Love: I Had to Do It Without Telling My Beloved

The idea never crossed my mind until the afternoon I stood folding laundry and heard a woman on the radio telling the story of donating a kidney to someone she didn’t know. I had turned 50 the week before. I didn’t think I cared about this milestone, but then I had an epiphany: At last…

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Plant protection products — more openness and transparency

No third party may fundamentally publish the work of another without their consent. The BfR is therefore exercising its rights as a scientific institute. This procedure is independent of the scientific assessment. Addendum I has been published for years on the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) website. All professionally qualified conclusions are therefore publicly accessible.…

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National Breastfeeding Committee switches to the Max Rubner-Institut

This switch has to do with the Institute of Child Nutrition which opened at MRI in February 2019. Research is to be conducted there, in the future, into the early influences which determine the risk of overweight and nutrition-related diseases. The scientists will also be examining the nutritional behaviour of children and adolescents from their…

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BU scientists find electrostimulation can improve working memory in people

IMAGE: Boston University professor Robert Reinhart view more  Credit: Cydney Scott for Boston University In a groundbreaking study published in Nature Neuroscience, Rob Reinhart, an assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences at Boston University and BU doctoral researcher John Nguyen, demonstrate that electrostimulation can improve the working memory of people in their 70s so that…

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Artificial intelligence singles out neurons faster than a human can

VIDEO: This video from two-photon imaging shows neurons firing in a mouse brain. Recordings like this enable researchers to track which neurons are firing, and how they potentially correspond to different… view more  DURHAM, N.C. — Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed an automated process that can trace the shapes of active neurons as accurately…

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Novo Biosciences achieves major milestones in moving trodusquemine into clinical trials

IMAGE: Kevin Strange, Ph.D., and Voot Yin, Ph.D., are co-founders and CEO and chief scientific officer, respectively, of Novo Biosciences, which has achieved several major milestones in its mission of bringing… view more  Credit: Novo Biosciences BAR HARBOR, MAINE — Novo Biosciences Inc., has achieved several major milestones in its mission of bringing its breakthrough drug…

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Stem Cell trial for osteoarthritis patients reduces pain, improves quality of life

DURHAM, N.C. (PRWEB) April 09, 2019 — Stem cells collected from the patient’s own bone marrow holds great interest as a potential therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee (KOA) because of their ability to regenerate the damaged cartilage. The results were released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM). KOA is a common, debilitating disease…

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ICU patients with non-brain-related injuries may suffer undetected cognitive dysfunction

A new study led by Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute has found that most patients entering hospital intensive care units (ICU) for non-brain-related injuries or ailments also suffer from some level of related cognitive dysfunction that currently goes undetected in most cases. The findings were published today in the influential scientific journal, PLOS…

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